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Dundalk FC

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Dundalk FC Introduction

Dundalk FC is a League of Ireland soccer football club based in Dundalk, County Louth. The club was formed in 1903 and was known as Dundalk GNR (Great Nothern Railway) at that time. In 1930 the club assumed its' current name. The football club played at the Athletic Grounds from 1903 until 1936. Thereafter Oriel Park has been the home of Dundalk FC.

The Dundalk club has been League of Ireland champion on nine separate occasions. The first win came in the 1932/33 football season when the winning margin was five points over second-placed Shamrock Rovers. It was a further 30 years before Dundalk FC won the league again. The club won the league twice in each of the 1970's, 1980's and the 1990's. The victory in the 1994/95 season was that last time that a Dundalk captain raised the League trophy.

Interestingly Dundalk FC has won the FAI Cup on nine occasions also. The first win coming in 1942 when Cork United were beaten 3-1, and the latest Cup victory came in 2002 when Bohemians were beaten by two goals to one.

Dundalk FC is sometimes referred to as 'the Lilywhites'.


Dundalk FC
Football Ground & Pitch

Oriel Park, Carrick Road, Dundalk, County Louth


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Oriel Park Capacity

6,000

Dundalk FC
Ticket Information

Admission Prices....Category A....Category B
General Stand...........€20...............€17
Concession Stand......€15...............€12
General Ground..........€15...............€12
Concession Ground.....€12...............€9
Children U14..............€5................€5

Preliminary match categories for this season:

Category A matches: Shamrock Rovers, Drogheda Utd, St Patricks Ath and Bohemians.
Category B matches: Sligo Rovers, Galway Utd, Bray Wanderers, Sporting Fingal and UCD AFC

 

Directions to
Dundalk FC

How to Get to Oriel Park

From Clarke railway station
Exit station through the main gates, and turn right. Oriel Park is 100 metres on the left.

From Bus Éireann depot
Turn right on exit from Depot. Walk straight on past the Demense Shopping Centre and turn right onto Park Street. Go up Anne Street towards the Garda station and the Carrickmacross Road. From there, Oriel Park is 200 metres on the left.

From Dublin
Follow the main road towards Dundalk town centre. Turn left at Dundalk Shopping Centre and follow the one-way system before turning left after the Garda station at The Crescent and onto the Carrickmacross Road. Oriel Park is 200 metres on the left.

From the North
Follow signs to Dundalk town centre. From there, follow signs for Carrickmacross and Oriel Park is 100 metres on the left past Clarke railway station and the Harp Lager brewery.

From Ardee
Follow the road towards Dundalk town centre. Turn left around the Garda station at The Crescent. Oriel Park is 200 metres on the left.

From Carrickmacross
Follow the main road towards Dundalk town centre, but do not pass the Derryhale Hotel which will be on the left approaching Dundalk. Oriel Park is on the other side of the road.

For detailed directions to Oriel Park please visit the AA Route Planner

Dundalk FC
Officials & Contact Details

Team Manager : Ian Foster
Chairman: Padraig McGowan / President: Jim Reilly
Club Secretary:
Maeve McQuillan / PRO : Paul Johnston

Dundalk Football Club, Oriel Park, Carrick Road, Dundalk, County Louth
Phone : +353 42 933 5894 / Fax: +353 42 933 0003
Email : dlkfc@eircom.net / Dundalk FC Website

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Dundalk FC
Club Colours

Home: Jersey - White : Shorts - Black : Socks - White hoops
Away:
Jersey - Red : Shorts - Red : Socks - Red

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Who Owns
Dundalk FC?

Dundalk FC Football Club is owned by Gerry Matthews.

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